IEP Chandigarh, October 29
Haryana Chief Minister said that in the last eight years, he has fulfilled his promise of bringing radical change in Haryana by providing honest and transparent governance.
I promise that in future also I will live up to the expectations of the people and set a better example, said Sh. Manohar Lal while directly interacting with the youth of the State during a Samvad programme held virtually on Saturday. During this, he also answered the questions of some youth.
“Our government has laid special focus on chalking out a three ‘C’ strategy to uproot Corruption, Caste and Crime to provide honest and transparent administration to the people of the State. The government has strictly cracked down on criminals and gangsters. Along with this, the noose has been tightened around those involved in corrupt practices. Those involved in examination scams have been put behind the bars. So far, 771 such people have been arrested, shared Sh. Manohar Lal.
The Chief Minister said that corruption in jobs has been completely eradicated. Today the youth of the state are getting jobs without Parchi Karachi.
The Youth of families who did not have any government jobs are given 5 per cent additional marks when they qualify for the jobs. Today youth are happy, they are getting jobs based on merit and hard work, said Sh. Manohar Lal.
“Following the motto of Haryana Ek – Haryanvi Ek, emphasis has also been given to promoting 5S — Shiksha, Swasthaya, Suraksha, Swabhiman and Swavlambhan to ensure holistic development of Haryana. Besides this we have done the work of ending the infamous culture of ‘pick and choose in transfer in jobs by introducing an online Transfer Policy,” added Sh. Manohar Lal.
He said that the practice of interviews in Group C and D jobs has ended. Now youth aspiring for jobs have to do registration only one time to appear for government examination for three years. Common Eligibility Test will be conducted for Group C and D. In this, about 11 lakh youth have applied, shared the Chief Minister.
1.52 lakh new Industries set up in Haryana in last 8 years
The Chief Minister said that due to the business-friendly policies of the State Government, about 1.52 lakh new industries have been set up in Haryana in the last eight years.
“Thousands of youth got employment because of this. At the same time, 90,000 youth got government jobs on a merit basis. The government has collected the data of such families through Parivar Pehchan Patra, whose income is less than Rs 1 lakh. Now efforts would be made to increase their income at least upto 2 lakhs. Special Antyodaya Melas have been organised under the Mukhyamantri Antyodaya Parivar Utthan yojana,” shared the Chief Minister.
He further shared that counselling of all such families is being done and simultaneously loans are being made available to them for their business. 17 departments are engaged in this work. So far, 30,000 families have been given loan sanction letters, shared Sh. Manohar Lal.
In the last six months, 49,000 have got Pension benefits through PPP
The Chief Minister said that through the State Government’s ambitious PPP scheme, an automatic pension disbursement system has been developed. Under this new revolutionary system about 49,000 have got pension benefits through PPP in the last six months, he informed.
In this new digital system, the beneficiary does not have to make rounds to the government offices to receive his due benefit, rather now the beneficiary has to just sign the acceptance form, added Sh. Manohar Lal.
Educational reforms brought in Haryana
The Chief Minister said that radical changes have been brought in the field of education.
The government has opened Sanskriti Model Schools. Along with this, the KG-to-PG programme has been started in the University under the New Education Policy. A college has been constructed within a radius of 20 km for the convenience of girl students, said Sh. Manohar Lal.
He said that the demand of opening one medical college in every district has been fulfilled. There are 5 such districts left in the state, in which the work of the medical college is soon to start.
In 2014, MBBS seats in medical colleges across the State were 750, which has now increased to 1700. After the construction of medical colleges in every district, the number of these seats will increase to 3,000, shared the Chief Minister.
Haryana has made a unique identity in the field of sports
The Chief Minister said that today Haryana has made a unique identity in the sports field. The contribution of States players in the country’s medal tally is 60 percent.
The government has set a target to open a maximum number of sports nurseries across the state. 500 sports nurseries have been opened so far, informed Sh. Manohar Lal.
He further shared that new coaches are being recruited. Jobs are given to the medal-winning players. Haryana is being praised for the constant commendable work being done in the field of sports, said the Chief Minister.
Continuous work being done to promote the agriculture sector
The Chief Minister said that continuous work is being done in the agriculture sector. The government has set a target to resolve the waterlogging problem on about 1 lakh acres of land. In Haryana, 13 crops are being purchased at MSP. Along with this, many crops of farmers are being compensated under Bhavantar Bharpayee Yojana, informed Sh. Manohar Lal.
The Chief Minister said that dedicated efforts have been made to promote cultivation of shrimp in Sirsa district, beekeeping in Kurukshetra, mushrooms in Sonipat, flowers in Gurugram and Faridabad, potatoes in Karnal and Yamunanagar.
Farmers in these areas are earning profit by doing this cultivation. Today Haryana has done a good job on stubble management. About 4 lakh tonnes of stubble is being used, shared Sh. Manohar Lal.
In his concluding remarks, the Chief Minister said that ensuring the welfare of every section of society is among the topmost priorities of the State Government.
“The present pace of Haryana’s development will accelerate in future as well. I wish and aim to take my Haryana and the people of the state atop in terms of the development and delivery of citizen-centric services,” said Sh. Manohar Lal.